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SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge in California dismissed the putative class action against Coca-Cola; consumers argued that the “100% recyclable” labels on plastic Coke bottles were misleading because most of them would not actually be recycled into other bottles. This is not what consumers assume the phrase “100% recyclable” means, the court rules, and it is true that the bottles are capable of being recycled even if they are not all recycled.